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propane definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: colorless gas found in natural gas and petroleum; used as a fuel

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary prop- + -ane Date: 1866 a heavy flammable gaseous alkane C3H8 found in crude petroleum and natural gas and used especially as fuel and in chemical synthesis

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a gaseous hydrocarbon of the alkane series used as bottled fuel. Usage: Chem. formula: C3H8 Etymology: PROPIONIC (ACID) + -ANE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Propane Pro"pane, n. [Propyl + methane.] (Chem.) A heavy gaseous hydrocarbon, C3H8, of the paraffin series, occurring naturally dissolved in crude petroleum, and also made artificially; -- called also propyl hydride.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Propane is a gas that is used for cooking and heating. ...a propane gas cylinder. N-UNCOUNT: oft N n

Moby Thesaurus

alcohol, benzine, briquette, burnable, butane, carbon, charcoal, coal, coke, combustible, dope, ethane, ethanol, fireball, firing, flammable, flammable material, fuel, fuel additive, fuel dope, gas, gas carbon, gasoline, heptane, hexane, inflammable, inflammable material, isooctane, jet fuel, kerosene, methane, methanol, natural gas, octane, oil, paraffin, peat, pentane, propellant, rocket fuel, turf



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